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Surgery in Bleeding Peptic Ulcers
  1. J. N. Ward-McQuaid,
  2. J. C. Pease,
  3. A. McEwen Smith,
  4. R. J. Twort


    This paper records a study of 400 patients admitted for haematemesis and melaena. Emergency surgery was undertaken on selected patients but the overall mortality increased when more frequent emergency operations were performed in the latter half of the series.

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    • * Based on papers read at a meeting of the East Midland Surgical Society held in Mansfield.